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to pakistan from afghanistan, where he visited u.s. troops but president hamid karzai, who has rankled the u.s. by refusing to sign a security agreement before year's end. >> eight major tech giants, many from the bay area, have called for tighter controls on government surveillance. the companies, including google, facebook and twitter are joining forces to argue there should be reforms in the way the united states snoops on people. they issued an open letter to president barack obama, saying that while governments have a duty to protect citizens, recent revelations have "highlighted the urgent need to reform government surveillance practices worldwide." the letter published monday said: "the balance in many countries has tipped too far in favor of the state and away from the rights of the individual - rights that are enshrined in our constitution." the letter follow revelations by former national security agency contractor edward snowden, who leaked details of the secret programs that critics say violate privacy rights >> i will highlight more of the weather when we return. >> ice, snow, a
a u.s. military presence on its borders. afghanistan's president hamid karzai has endorsed but is delaying signing the agreement, even though a national assembly of afghan dignitaries approved it last week. >> a pending court ruling isn't stopping australia's first same-sex weddings. those can take place this weekend. the nation's highest court has decided to rule next week on the law allowing gay marriage in the capital. the australian capital territory government passed legislation in october that allows same-sex couples to wed in ceremonies equivalent to heterosexual couples. the federal government immediately applied to the high court to quash the law. the case was heard on tuesday. >> we are tracking at stake change in the forecast. >> later on tonight we will have a freeze on watch for most of the bay area. san francisco will not be included in this. the rest of us we are talking a dramatic drop. the temperatures are going to drop into the mid to upper 20s. we are all mild side but the wind is still out there. 22 mi. per hour is for vallejo. the wind and dust is highe
.s. troops but declined to meet with president hamid karzai, who has rankled the u.s. by refusing to sign a security agreement before year's end. former san diego mayor bob filner will be sentenced today on felony and misdemeanor charges. filner pleaded guilty in october to charges related to placing a woman in a headlock, kissing another woman and grabbing the buttocks of a third. in a plea agreement, prosecutors say they will recommend that he get three months of home confinement and three years of probation. the 71-year-old democrat left office august 30, amid widespread allegations that he sexually harassed women.ex-san diego mayor in southern california today, thousands of social workers in los angeles county will join the picket line. some 36-hundred department of children and family services workers started striking last week after contract talks broke down. workers are upset over heavy workloads and pay. today, up to 10-thousand department of public social services workers are expected to join the strike. a union spokesperson says the social service workers provide essential suppo
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